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Gutsy call pays off for Longhorns

DALLAS -- Coach Mack Brown knew how badly Texas needed a score on the opening drive, and he was willing to risk turning the ball over on downs in his own territory to get it.

Facing a fourth-and-3, the Longhorns direct-snapped to Ryan Roberson, who sprinted to the sideline and dove far enough with the ball outstretched to earn the valuable first down and keep the drive alive.

The replay booth confirmed the spot, but now, it's up to Garrett Gilbert and the rest of the Texas offense to reward Brown's call with points.

On this drive, Gilbert has seven passes. The only run was the fake punt.